February 15, 1998 in Nation/World

The Monitor From The Week Of February 8 - 14, 1998

 

IN PASSING

Fredric Paddock Hope, a theme park developer who helped plan Walt Disney World, died Feb. 1 of emphysema. He was 68.

Archbishop Bazyli, who as head of the Eastern Orthodox church in Poland guided his faith through communist oppression and secured the church legal status under democracy, died Wednesday. He was 84.

Tony LeVier, a pioneering test pilot who made the first flights of the U-2 spy plane and the XF-104 Starfighter, died of cancer and kidney failure Feb. 6. He was 84.

Lionel Aldridge, who played on three championship teams for the Green Bay Packers in the 1960s, was found dead in his apartment Thursday. He was 57.

DECISIONS

Dr. David Satcher, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, won Senate confirmation on Tuesday as surgeon general of the United States.


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